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WELCOME FROM THE PRESIDENT
WELCOME TO HOLY CROSS COLLEGE!
FOUNDED BY THE BROTHERS OF HOLY CROSS
DISTINCTLY CATHOLIC — OPEN TO ALL
Our commitment to our students is simple: we guarantee that you will be well prepared to go into the world and succeed in life. We can make this commitment because our curriculum is designed to test you both within the classroom and beyond.
STUDENTS REPRESENTED BY
57%: Catholic 17%: Christian 26%: Other
CO U N T RI ES
You will be confronted with academic challenges for the mind, physical challenges for the body, and spiritual challenges for the heart. You will be supported at every step with individual attention and interest from our faculty and staff. Having met the challenges we placed before them, our graduates are prepared to enter society as productive and spiritually engaged citizens.
We welcome you to the Holy Cross community and invite you to visit our website and campus to learn more about our outstanding institution.
academic majors, minors, and tracks to diversify your education
Average High School GPA: 3.33
NE W ST UDE NTS S
Average SAT (CR+M): 1110 Average ACT: 23.2
Br. John R. Paige, C.S.C., Ph.D. President, Holy Cross College
100% of students graduate having completed an internship
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ST UDENT TO T EAC HER RAT IO
100% of students engage in service learning 90%+ of new students receive ﬁnancial aid
new students live on campus
60% of all students live on campus
WHAT/WHERE IS NOTRE DAME, IN? Notre Dame, Indiana is the home of the University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College, and Holy Cross College. Located just outside of South Bend, IN, Holy Cross College is 100 miles from Chicago and 25 miles from Lake Michigan. Within a 10 minute walk of your residence hall, you can cheer for a Division I NCAA football team, access one of the top research library’s in the Midwest, play a round of golf, ﬁnd shopping, coffee, burrito bowls, and so much more. hcc-nd.edu | Holy Cross College | 1
ENJOY THE BENEFITS OF NOTRE DAME, INDIANA! As a student at Holy Cross College, you can take full advantage of all the academic and social resources at our neighboring institutions – Saint Mary’s College and the
ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITIES NOTRE DAME CO-EXCHANGE PROGRAM
experience STUDENT LIFE
The value of a Holy Cross College education lies in the way it changes our students lives for the better. Through your personal interaction with caring mentors, the support of a close knit campus community, and the resources of the neighboring University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s College campuses, you will be equipped with skills you need to lead a successful and fulﬁlling life.
time students who are enrolled in a degree program are permitted to take
Three campuses means triple
N.I.C.E. The Northern Indiana Consortium for Education (N.I.C.E.) consists of area
the opportunities. As a student
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of recent graduates are employed or in grad school
at Holy Cross College, you have
facilities. In addition to Holy Cross College, consortium members include Bethel College, Goshen College, Indiana University at South Bend, Ivy Tech
access to over 35 clubs and organizations at Notre Dame.
of Business majors are employed or in grad school
institutions that have joined to share their education strengths and
of Psychology, History, and Theology majors are employed or in grad school
of Education majors are ENL Dual Licensed and graduated in 4 years.
Community College, Purdue Polytech – South Bend, and Saint Mary’s College. With approval and on a space-available basis, Holy Cross students may enroll in courses offered by other N.I.C.E. institutions that are not
Your Holy Cross Student ID card gets you into concerts at Legend’s Night Club,
the Hesburgh and Cushwa-Leighton Libraries, student
offered at Holy Cross College.
SOCIAL (CO-CURRICULAR) OPPORTUNITIES
Organizations Employing our Graduates
With over 35 Student Clubs and Organizations at Saint Mary’s College and
1st Source Bank
the University of Notre Dame open to Holy Cross College students, your
IU Health Goshen Hospital
certain to ﬁnd an activity that you’re your interest. Clubs and Organizations
Los Angeles Sparks
include the Notre Dame Marching Band (www.ndband.com), Equestrian
Bank of America
Club, Crew, ROTC, Folk Choir, Glee Club
MBK Sports Management Group, LLC
recreational facilities and much more. Enroll in courses through
INTERNSHIP Every Holy Cross student takes a future career for a “test drive” before
Additionally, Holy Cross aims to provide academic programs that seek knowledge alongside developing virtue so that our graduates may be responsible citizens of this world and the world to come. The Brothers of Holy Cross are joined by a faculty and staff committed to forming personal relationships with students, helping them discover and use their gifts and talents.
University of Notre Dame.
Fighting Irish athletic events, With a goal to provide students an engaging Catholic community that truly serves all of its students in mind, body and spirit, our residential community puts you right in the heart of campus life. The intimacy of campus life provides an opportunity for our students to be in close proximity to the St. Joseph Chapel, Pfeil Center, McKenna Library, Siegfried Dining Hall, Hammes Bookstore, computer lab, and faculty offices. It is complimented with our neighboring Holy Cross-sponsored institutions in the tri-campus clover.
3 months after graduation
This exchange program is intended to enrich your choice of electives; fullcourses at this neighboring institution during the fall and spring semesters.
cooperative programs or join clubs to make the most out of your college experience.
graduation. Our students have been placed in Washington D.C. as
Consolidated Analytics, Inc. Dow AgroSciences Fifth Third Bank
Peoplelink Group Quality Dining, Inc. St. Joseph County Police Department The Tire Rack
University of Notre Dame
multi-national corporations as marketing assistants, and in television
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
stations as production assistant producers. 81% of recent graduates were
employed or in graduate school within three months of graduation.
congressional aides, in large hospitals as health-care assistants, in
Disney Jesuit Volunteer Corps
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Leadership & Management
Theatre Performance and Theatre Production
HEALTH PROFESSION TRACKS Pre-Med | Pre-Physician’s Assistant | Pre-Physical Therapy Professions | Pre-Dental | Pre-Veterinary
PREPARE YOURSELF TO BE A LEADER IN THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY We have small classes taught by professors who challenge
can be the most enriching education you can experience.
your mind and excite your spirit. Engage in soulful debates
That’s why Holy Cross College is dedicated to giving you
and discussions with professors and classmates during and
an experience where you can truly grow an understanding
after class. Our learning community is not conﬁned to a
of how you ﬁt in the world around you.
one-hour class. Develop your expertise in an academic discipline and prepare yourself to be a leader in the
We have many majors and minors which can be paired to
give you a diverse course of study. Additionally, our philosophy of experiential learning, founded on our Four Pillars, means
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No matter which major you declare during college, the
you’ll have several chances to work actively in the world, helping
opportunity to learn about yourself—who you really are—
you to gain insight about yourself and your education.
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Global Experience Want to travel to India, Brazil, Peru, or Uganda? Our unique Global Perspective Experience will
introduce you to international arts, cultures, and
philosophies that will broaden your horizons in a way you wonâ€™t ďŹ nd anywhere else.
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Athletics The Holy Cross Saints athletic program provides an exciting opportunity for athletes to contin continue to train, develop, and compete at a high level as a member of the NAIA
MEN’S VARSITY SPORTS BASKETBALL | GOLF | TENNIS | SOCCER
in the Chicagoland Ch Collegiate Athletic Conference and the American Collegiate
WOMEN’S VARSITY SPORTS
Hockey Association. A
BASKETBALL | GOLF | TENNIS | SOCCER
LIST OF ATHLETIC TEAMS (NAIA)
CLUB TEAMS At Holy Cross, you will ﬁnd athletic and academic challenges that drive you to
compete and excel. Choose Holy Cross and you’ll receive personal attention, a supportive environment and a challenging education that will prepare you for supporti a successful succes future.
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RECREATIONAL SPORTS BASKETBALL | CHEERLEADING | FLAG FOOTBALL SAND VOLLEBALL | TENNIS
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StudentLife A community that welcomes students of all ages, backgrounds, cultures, and beliefs, Holy Cross College is distinctly Catholic but open to all. As such, students encounter an environment that enables them to ﬁnd their “home away from home”. Here, in the
Additionally, Holy Cross aims to provide
heart of the Midwest, is a vibrant, diverse campus life that seeks to give our students the
academic programs that seek knowledge
unique opportunity and support found only at Notre Dame, Indiana.
alongside developing virtue so that our graduates may be responsible citizens
With a goal to provide students an engaging Catholic community that truly serves all of its
of this world and the world to come. The
students in mind, body and spirit, our residential community puts you right in the heart of
Brothers of Holy Cross are joined by a
campus life that is only enhanced by Tri-Campus Experience. The intimacy of our campus life
faculty and staff committed to forming
provides an opportunity for our students to form a strong, close-knit community. With the
personal relationships with students,
University of Notre Dame and St. Mary’s College sharing the same Holy Cross heritage, you
helping them discover and use their gifts
are part of a vibrant three-campus community all sharing a common tradition.
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Affordable Opportunity 90% of Holy Cross students
The value of a Holy Cross College education lies in the way it changes
receive ﬁnancial aid.
our students lives for the better. Through your personal interaction with caring mentors, the support of a close knit campus community,
Generous grants and scholarships can
and the resources of the neighboring University of Notre Dame and
Saint Mary’s College campuses, you will be equipped with skills you
75% of college costs.
need to lead a successful and fulﬁlling life.
Cost is the
same for in-state vs.
T Y P E S O F A S S I S TA N C E FEDERAL AID PROGRAMS
MERIT AWARDS Merit award packages range from
MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN
The FAFSA is used to determine each
$4,000 to $16,000 annually to
Applications are available through the
student’s eligibility for federal grants
recognize and reward new students
Bursar’s Office for a payment plan.
and student loans.
who have demonstrated academic
This arrangement allows families to pay
excellence, exceptional leadership skills,
each semester’s balance through monthly
and continuous service to others within
installments, making paying for college
their schools and communities.
manageable through our partners at the
STATE AID PROGRAMS Indiana residents may be eligible for
With over $2.2Million awarded in scholarships each year over 90% of our students receive some form of ﬁnancial assistance to assure college remains affordable. Automatic consideration of merit scholarships is provided for all students.
Notre Dame Federal Credit Union
of Indiana (SSACI) grants including the
HOLY CROSS ASSISTANCE GRANT
Frank O’Bannon Grant (Freedom of
The Holy Cross Assistance Grant is
Choice Award and Higher Education
need-based, offered directly to the student
Award) and 21st Century
by Holy Cross College.
State Student Assistance Commission
FEDERAL WORK-STUDY On-campus employment is available to students on a need-based basis, using the FAFSA to determine ﬁnancial need. Work study is also very limited, so please apply early.
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NON-PROFIT U.S. POSTAGE
PERMIT #44 NOTRE DAME INDIANA 54515 State Road 933 North PO Box 308 Notre Dame, Indiana 46556-0308
Mission Statement The mission of Holy Cross College is to educate and form global citizens with the competence to see and the courage to act. Holy Cross is a Catholic college that advances the apostolic mission of the Brothers of Holy Cross. Our practical, experiential, liberal arts curriculum applies timeless truths to contemporary life and leads people to wholeness in the image of Christ.
EXPERIENCE THE FOUR PILLARS AT HOLY CROSS COLLEGE
SERVICE LLEARNING EARNING
THE GLOBAL IMMERSION
THE PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP
THE ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
Starting in your ﬁrst year at Holy Cross, you will not only get the opportunity to earn credit by serves joining jo g a team tea tthat haat se serv ves tthe hee community, but you’ll discuss and write about your experience in class.
You will have the opportunity to travel to sites around the world. Traveling to Ghana, Brazil, India, Peru, Uganda, or Nicaragua, you will immerse yourself with the local people and explore new cultures, religions, and natural wonders.
Every Holy Cross student takes a future career for a “test drive” before graduation. 81% of recent graduates were employed or in graduate school within three months of graduation.
We have small classes taught by professors who challenge your mind and excite your spirit. Develop your expertise in an academic discipline and prepare yourself to be a leader in the global community.
This book provides a general overview of Holy Cross College in Notre Dame, Indiana.